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Old 08-23-2011, 05:29 PM   #1
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Default Pear juice consistency of baby food

I used our Champion Juicer on 30 lbs of bartlets that we grew this year, and the juice is the thickness of baby food. I'm in the early k-meta phase, and have added a half ounce of powdered pectic enzyme.

Any suggestions on how to get the most juice from this must?

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I"d probably toss all of the um, babyfood, into sanitized mesh bags. Then ferment just like any other fruit- the campden tablets in the must, the pectic enzyme, etc. I bet you'll get plenty of juice from it, even if it's pulpy right now.

You could stir hard daily, smooshing up the mesh bag a bit, and then when it's time to pull the fruit (about day 5), then let it hang and drain over the primary.

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